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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

 

You can trust that your healthcare team will do everything to ensure that your loved ones are comfortable and safe while we address their health care needs. We also encouraged you to take part in the care of your patients in order for them to recuperate and restore their health.

About the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Davao Doctors Hospital (DDH) has an ICU Complex located at 2nd and 3rd floor of the main hospital building.

DDH has five (5) Intensive Care Units. These are:

Coronary Care Unit (CCU) that caters to all non-infectious cardiac cases including cardiovascular surgery patients.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU-1 & ICU-2) that accepts medical and surgical adult cases with an Isolation Unit to cater infectious patients.

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) that caters to all patients’ ages day old to eighteen (18) years old.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) that caters critically-ill newborn babies.

All these units are equipped with state-of-the art facilities, with the latest and upgraded medical equipment to provide the highest quality of medical service.

Our Units' staff composed of trained, competent and globally   competitive nursing personnel and medical team to ensure error-free practices.

What You Should Expect in the ICU

Most patients in the ICU are surrounded by medical devices and tubing. Special monitoring equipment keeps our nurses constantly informed about patient's vital signs. Each piece of equipment has an alarm that alerts the nurses to changes or movements. Should you have concern, please inform or ask assistance from our personnel.

About the ICU Team

The ICU team includes healthcare professionals that received training and experience in intensive care. We make sure we meet each patient's specific needs, thus, we follow a multidisciplinary approach that involves the following highly skilled and trained personnel:

  • Physicians specialized in intensive care
  • ICU nurses
  • Clinical Nutritionist
  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Respiratory Therapist